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LOflAIi AND GENERAL NEWS
Battalion drill to night.
There will lo no oriokot amo ou
Tho I)ik1 plays at Thomas Squaro
The Board of Hoaltli and
will uif ot next week.
Oyelomore Evening performances
aro disastrous for tho saloons.
rTonlani moonlight danco aud
boating party tomorrow evening.
The Strangers' Friend Society
moot at -1 p. in, to-morrow at the Y,
M. O. A.
Tho ladies ot tho Free Kindergarten
niebt in Emma Hall at 0 a. m.
Stockholders of Hart & Co, meet
at tho Chamber of Commorco this
Punahou boys are practising for
Wator Polo undor tho tuition of
President Dole and his party
from their yauhting excursion
tn Pearl Harbor last evening.
The Hawaiian Hanlwaro Co, discourse
on lamps to day. It is a most
seasonable topic for a dark evening.
The beautiful memorial chapel at
Kamehamoba will lie formally dedicated
on Founder's day, December
Tho first football garrie of the
season will bo played on Saturday
betweon the Regimnuts aud
Punahou, third tnim, and tho
High School play football tomorrow
at 3 p. m. at Punahou grounds. Free
Base ball on Saturday, Au admission
fee of 25 cents will bo charged
aud tho proceeds donated to charitable
Tho ongagemout is annouucod of
Mr. John F. Humburc of Hackfeld
& Co. to Miss Myra Sloggett,
daughter of Dr. H. 0. Sloggett.
Major McCarthy has obtained a
renewal of his loase of the Criterion
promises and is making Beveral
important improvements on tho
Tho Y. H. I. installation has been
postponed until Thursday next,
owing to this evening's battalion
drill requiring tho attendance of a
number of the officers and mon.
Tho Teachers' Association meet at
tho High Selirol thineveniug at 7:80
to elect ofilcors and lay out tho work
for the ensuing yoar. Evory member
should make it convenient to attend.
John Coakley, who for tho past
four yours has been in tho employ
of Jim Dodd, ha- munred his connection
with tho Pantheon. His
successor has not boon appointed
Allen N, Jones and Georgo
tho Const champions, will rido
a match raco of ouo mile, bst two
hojtsout of three, for a purso of
&200 at Cyolomero on Saturday
Mr. Thomas Evans was iu
at latest advices. He is
iu floatiug stocks iu a groat
pearl fishiug concern, which is to be
incorporated with a capital of one
The Milton manslaughter ease
will probably be closed this afternoon.
This is tho case whom six
young Hawaiian, some yet iu their
"toonB," are aoouod of being guilty
of tho lulling of Milton at Iniloi
some months ago. Oreighton and
Wood appear for tho defoudants.
Tho following are tho ovonts for
tho meeting at Oyolo'more, Saturday
night: Mile uoyioe; handicap;
milo open, boys; two third-mile
open, paced auialour; match race,
Sharrick aud Jones; exhibition 1-U
mile, Geo. Martin, paced by Fowler
- aud Whitman; oxhihitiou 1-3 mile,
Fred, Damon, paced by Lyle and
Tho following Customs' assign
ments for tho month have, been
posted: Discharging OWcore, J.
W. Short, Carl Rhodos, W. F.Drake,
W, Charlock and M. II Drtimmond;
Day Guards, S. Kahinpo, G, Baker,
J. Hemoku, B. IUunahi; Night
Guards, J. Knuuu, A. Nuncs, J.
J. Kalunwal, G. Dudoit, G.
, Kaomoa, F. H. Kaumahi and S.
Tho S. G. Wilder, McNeill, master,
has sailod for San Francisco with
tho following cargo: 13,012 bags
sugar weighing 1,021,209 lbs. 5 valued
at ,150,100 50 and shipped as followe:
0,831 bags by F. A. Sohaofer & Co.
and 27i" by Theo. IT. Davios &
Co. to Williams, Dimond & Co.;
1,000 by Oastlo & Cooke and
7,000 by O. Browor & Co. to
Woloh A Co; also 922 bags colleo
by Tlioo, H. Davios is Co. to ordor.
Over Education of th) Mobbcd.
Ed. The Independent:
To speak about something oho
than annexation, let us have a talk
It has of ton struck us, that wo
nover read in tho papers any growl
about tho largo sums spent on education
in this country. Wo suppose tho
reason to be, that to find fault with
anything touching instruction is
considered as tantamount to crime
againtt progress and civilization.
Sober miudod citizens, howavor,
ought to ponder over their and the
country's interests boforo blindly
joining in tho chorus singing
ct neas" the praiso of obuoation.
Let us roason. Education has to
be efficient or inefficient. If inefficient
there is no earthly reason for
squandering thousands of procious
money on it. Schools in the country,
whero reading and writing and
the four rulos of arithmetic aro
taught, and a fow institutions
in Honolulu, and one on oach
island, are all that is noeded.
If efficient, it has to produce on-lightened
and refined men and women,
longing" for iutolleotual food,
as books, music, fine arts, lecture,
But now comes tho quostion.
Grautod that education bo efficient,
aud we shall in a fow years have an
army of refined electors. Do you
suppose that these gentlemou will
bo willing to run aftor bullocks or
plough, or strip cauo for $15 or $20
Aud what other prospeot
is there for thorn? Don't Chiueso,
Japanese and "new-comers" receive
at present tho proforonco for tho
fow situations as carpenters, storekeepers,
olorks, teachers, engineers,
or book koepers that fall open?
Somo people say, lot them procure
homesteads, and bo iudopoudent
farmers, but whero is the markot
for their products, where aro tho
roads? How can a man buy land,
fouce it in, break it up, build a
house and cistern, purchase livo
stock and implements, and live on
$15 or $20 a month? Mon of education
have not beou taught to solve
that problem yet. What will bo the
const quenco? Many will boeoruo
loafers a danger to Booioty others
compelled by dim necessity will
yield to tho inevitable, aud drag out
their miserable existence in tho
fields ou a level with a coolie. Is
that tho eud of education? Is that
the object iu spending so much precious
But tho question has auother aspect
All these young voters will
be able to road aud lioiug disappointed,
will .devour the socialistic
hooks .and papers, (almady two
populislic productions fell in to our
hands here), assimilating their prin
ciple; and being the largest number,
will capture our legislature, aud vote
tho most subversive laws. Wo might
add that tho political bosses, the
swindlers, and generally all the
malefactors are recruited from
amongst tho ranks of tho "deolasses"
poor discontod educated classes.
Does this mean that wo have to
let people grope (n ignornuco? If
nothing can be done to give our
working class a chance to lift itself,
if owing especially to Asiatio and
foreign competition, tho laborer has
to romaiu on tho level of a coqlio,
decidedly, yesl as ignoranco is bliss.
But if our Solons succeeded iu tho
Herculean task of making our islands
not a plati tors' but a people's
Paradise, tho more we eduoato tho
hotter so long as wo educate iu a
common ssus aud practical manner
to tench how thobattloof lifo should
bo fought. In tho moautimo,howevor,
aud till thoy have fouud that
thoy ought to bo loss free with
tho nation's funds iu regard to instruction,
aud seo that no more
highly paid leaven be iutroducod
from tho States to unduly raiso tho
dough of oducatiou in Hawaii.
Tiustis Veritas, sed Veritas
Almost anybody cau make a good
trade whon ho is iu a position to
diotato all tho terms aud compel tho
othor follow to comply. That is tho
conditiou of tho country to-day, a
few mon are in position to diotato
all tho terms by which tho common
people slay ou tho earth.
TOPICS OF THE DAY,
Oscar Whito and Ed. Paris aro
partners in several enterprises and
call their concern tho Whiting company,
saying it is tho equivalent of
Wo had an idea that it was namod
aftor an eminent and popular jurist
bocauso of it solidity.
If the holders of Ewa stocks are
waiting to increase tho capital of
the company until "annexation"
comos, the prospects aro that tho
plantation will plod along with its
present capital and its very
dividends. Tho proposition
to increase the stock has beon considered
for months and is public
property, Mr. Joseph Atherton's
statomeut to the Advertiser to tho
Police officers should not expect
or seek remuneration from private
people for performing tho duties for
which they aro paid out of tho public
funds. Tho mon detailed to obtain
evidence against lawbreakers,
seller" of liquor without a license,
for instance should bo furnished
with tho necessary funds by tho
authorities to pay tho expenses connected
with thoir detectivo work.
For police officers to ask tho merchants
who pay hoavy liconso fees to
the govommont for ' extras" to protect
them is a fashion which savors
unpleasantly of black mail.
This Is for Blood.
Tho match raco between Allan
Jones and Geo. Sharrick, tho two
crack ridors who now are tho favorites
of tho Cyolomero visitors is not
a fake. Managor Clement states
that he would decline to have anything
to do with tho matter, if it
was not ''straight" business and ho
is satisfied that it is.
Our local "bikeists" aro divided iuto
two camps and the colors of Jones
and Sharrick will bo waved from
tho two sides with defiance ou Saturday,
before tho raco. After the
raco has finished tho colors
will only bo iu sight. (Tho kahunas
are now buy finding out who is to
bo tho winner and Makakna is in
Tho raco is for blood and the
tormB can bo seen from tho following
Honolulu, II I., Nov. 8, 1897.
Wo, the uudersignod, hereby
agree to rido n uialoh race of one
mile, best two in three heats at
Cyolomoro Park, Saturday evening,
November 0, 1897, for a purso of $200
per cent, to tho winner
aud twenty-five percent, to tho loser.
Wo further agree to deposit $25
eaih to insure good raciug and fulfillment
of this agreement, tho do-posit
to be placed in tho hands of
O. L, Clomeut, Manager, on or
Friday, November 5, at 12
(Signed) Allan N. Jones.
(Sinned) Geo. Shakmok.
O. L Clement,
St. C. Savers
Iotei'Dntioflal 'Cycle Ibt
SEASON OF THREE WEEKS.
Saturday, Nov 6th,
AT 8 P. M.
DOOHS OPEN AT 7 P. M.
Goueral Admissiou, 25o. Ad
siou and Grand Stand, fiOc
for parties of six or uiuo.
Seats on Sale at Wall-Nichols Co,
'BUSSES RUN TO THE GATES.
LANDS FOR SALE.
Aoros of 1 nnd, In tliroo piece, at
Walaluo, Moloknl. Ooou turo and
pasture laud, $100. ,
to Aerosol Land at Nahlkii, hootau.
2 Maul, u few yards from tho harbor of
A Rood home fur a farmer
to mlsa fruit treev such as limey. uraiiKes,
colleo, oto Plenty Only $((00,
Apply to Klt.W. W1IA30X,
V03 7tf Konla Btroot.
INSURANCE COMPANY OF KORTH AMEBICA.
Of Philadelphia. Pa.
Founded, 1793 Cash Capital, $8,000,000
OldoBt Fire Insurance Company In tho United Statop.
Losses paid since organization over - - -$90,000,000.
NBW ZEALAND INSURANCE COMPANY.
(FIItE AND MARINE)
Established, 1S69 Capital $5,000fi0b
lnBiiranco effoctod on Buildings, Goods, Ships, and Merchandise
For lowest ratos apply to
Goneral Agent for tho Hawaiian Islands.
MANY BEERS IN AMERICA!!
Good Bad and Indifferent.
gDvJtTjLiB hJ JL ji
Sas Proven Its Superiority.
Noah's Certificate is Not Needed for the Best.
Consumers Aro the Judges.
Is World Renowned, Holds Its Own, and Don't You
Macfarlane & Co., Ltd.,
rN SA7'11HAY. BinVKCN TOWN
J unci Wnlklki, a mos ocato ? otttng of a
slofivo link A rowan! will be mid by de
mcrini; to the Olllcc of u llDE ENDBNT.
SOME of the merchants
a 'BHUSIL" last week we
will give you twenty kiuch of
BKUSIIK this week, (5c
upward), Pwint or Whitewash,
Special Sale Goodb one to
each customer :
Medium-sized Hammers, lbV.
Steol Scrow Drivers, Gc, 10c , 15c,
8-oz. Tinned Carpet Tacks, 5c.
Kim Knob Door Locks, 20i
8-inch Steel English Shears, 2uc.
Steol Euglish Shears, 15o.
6-inch Nicholson's Saw Filei, 5u.
5 Rulo Carpenters' Pencils
X Carpenter's Pencil for a
cent is one of our bargains
you should not mis: -
Don't risk sending around
for these bargains, but come
yourself "There a" e thors."
Wo are sotting a scorching
pace in our lino. Don't wo
deserve your patronage?
W. W. DIMOND & CO
Von Holt Hlnok.
GOVKUNKS3 TO GO TO HII.0 TO
instruct two cirl. S'nto snlnrv. re-
quired and roferonces. Address "Ij" V. O.
box O O
There are three brands of
lams and Jellies known to be
absolutely pure. Crosse &
Blackwells, Morton's and
Code, Klfolt & Co. During
the pure food crusade in California
the good of the latter
passed every inspection and
now come out of the factory
specially stamped 4 Puro
Food."' We have a complete
stock of these goods and offer
them to the public at very low
Our grocery department is
full to the brim with reliabl'
goods and our prices aro low
enough as to draw common
from other dealers. We buy
for cash in quantities to suit
the demand and consequently
thoy aro always fresh.
We handle the celebrated
Albeit boneless sardines and
the Palaco brand of slicei1
bacon, two articles fur tlu.
table that are unexelled.
Wc carry a full lino of table
delicacies, English and American
and promptly fill orders.
Prompt delivery in all cases
whether in person or by tele
phono and careful attention
paid to the selection of goods.
J. T. Waierliouse.